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New Bottle Stop campaign appeal one year on

The family of a man from Lancashire who died after he was attacked with a bottle are making a fresh appeal to ban glass from pubs and clubs on the anniversary of his death.

Phillip Sherriff from Garstang died after a night out in London.

A 10k run will be held next month in his village in Lancashire to raise money to keep the campaign going.

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10k race for bottle attack victim

Philip Sherriff

The family of a man who died after he was attacked with a bottle one year ago are to organise a 10k race in his name.

Phillip Sherriff, who was from Garstang, had a broken bottle pushed into his throat as he enjoying a night out in London on April 7th last year.

26-year-old Ashley Charles from Leicester was jailed for at least 14 years for the attack.

Mr Sherriff's family launched a campaign to have glass bottles replaced with plastic in pubs and clubs.